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Catherine Toal

PhD in English and American Literature
Harvard University

Prof. Dr. Catherine Toal is Dean of Bard College Berlin. She received her PhD from Harvard University, where her dissertation was awarded the University's prizes in Nineteenth-Century Literature and American Literature. She has held a Junior Research Fellowship at Emmanuel College, University of Cambridge. Her research and teaching interests encompass nineteenth-century French, English, American and German literature, and literary and critical theory. In 2016, her book The Entrapments of Form: Cruelty and Modern Literature, was published by Fordham University Press, and received a grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation's Modern Language Initiative. Her work has also appeared in the journals Comparative Literature, Nineteenth-Century Literature and the Journal of European Studies.

Prof. Dr. Catherine Toal
Phone: +49 30 43733 216
Email: c.toal[at]berlin.bard.edu